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Tom Saffell    \SAFF-el\

Thomas Judson Saffell

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: July 26, 1921 in Etowah, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 10, 2012 in Sarasota, Florida, United States
School: Maryville College (Maryville, TN)

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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1941 19 2 Teams APPY D
1941 19 -2.9 Newport APPY D
1941 19 -2.9 Kingsport APPY D
1946 24 -1.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs C-A 130 489 489 154 26 6 5 .315 .423 207
1946 24 -1.0 Burlington CARL C 95 363 120 18 5 5 .331 .449 163
1946 24 -1.0 Charleston SALL A 35 126 34 8 1 0 .270 .349 44
1947 25 -1.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA PIT 119 401 401 140 32 7 7 .349 .516 207
1947 25 -1.8 Selma SEAL B PIT 99 376 139 32 7 7 .370 .548 206
1947 25 -2.2 Atlanta SOUA AA 20 25 1 0 0 0 .040 .040 1
1948 26 -2.5 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT 149 669 586 119 175 24 10 6 56 22 66 76 .299 .375 .404 .780 237 6 11
1949 27 -0.6 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT 69 273 236 39 65 6 4 9 38 13 35 38 .275 .371 .449 .820 106 2 1 1
1949 27 -1.1 PIT NL MLB PIT 73 233 205 36 66 7 1 2 25 5 21 27 .322 .385 .395 .780 81 3 0 7
1950 28 0.5 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT 85 338 298 49 97 15 3 5 23 11 37 33 .326 .404 .446 .850 133 0 2 1
1950 28 0.1 PIT NL MLB PIT 67 202 182 18 37 7 0 2 6 1 14 34 .203 .264 .275 .539 50 1 1 5
1951 29 1.5 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT 42 171 150 29 48 5 0 1 14 10 19 19 .320 .404 .373 .777 56 0 2 0
1951 29 0.5 PIT NL MLB PIT 49 71 65 11 13 0 0 1 5 1 1 5 18 .200 .257 .246 .503 16 1 0 1
1952 30 -0.2 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT 154 572 495 62 135 11 6 4 57 16 57 55 .273 .349 .343 .692 170 1 19
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1953 31 0.6 Hollywood PCL Opn 170 711 630 100 172 28 6 13 61 29 64 59 .273 .346 .398 .744 251 7 6 11
1954 32 1.7 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT 166 664 567 89 158 18 10 8 58 48 72 66 .279 .363 .388 .751 220 7 6 14 5
1955 33 4.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PIT-KCA 82 173 150 26 27 1 0 1 4 2 0 19 29 .180 .272 .207 .479 31 2 0 4 0 3
1955 33 5.0 PIT NL MLB PIT 73 132 113 21 19 1 0 1 3 1 0 15 22 .168 .266 .204 .469 23 1 0 4 0 3
1955 33 4.5 KCA AL MLB KCA 9 41 37 5 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 7 .216 .293 .216 .509 8 1 0 0 0 0
1956 34 5.7 Portland PCL Opn BRO 147 615 538 94 156 19 5 4 41 9 63 63 .290 .366 .366 .732 197 10 4 6 4
1957 35 5.8 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO 135 511 443 65 116 21 0 6 30 7 55 58 .262 .349 .350 .698 155 5 5 6 2
1958 36 7.7 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 142 519 442 62 106 15 10 2 32 5 68 47 .240 .340 .333 .673 147 4 1 5 3
1959 37 8.8 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 46 80 64 13 15 1 1 0 6 3 0 15 6 .234 .380 .281 .661 18 0 1 0
1962 40 18.2 Grand Forks NORL C PIT 9 9 6 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 3 1 .500 .667 .667 1.333 4 0 0 0
1963 41 19.6 Reno CALL A PIT 4 5 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .333 .600 .333 .933 1 0 0 0
1964 42 20.6 Reno CALL A PIT 6 7 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 .250 .571 .250 .821 1 0 0 0
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 271 679 602 91 143 15 1 6 40 9 1 59 108 .238 .307 .296 .602 178 7 1 17 0 3
Minors (17 seasons) Minors 1573 6034 5352 724 1542 222 68 70 420 173 0 559 523 2110 35 34 75 14
All Levels (18 Seasons) 1844 6713 5954 815 1685 237 69 76 460 182 1 618 631 2288 42 35 92 14 3
Opn (5 seasons) Minors 772 3073 2673 410 737 97 27 35 247 109 311 301 .276 .355 .371 .726 993 29 22 56 11
D (1 season) Minors
C (2 seasons) Minors 104 372 369 0 123 19 5 5 2 0 3 1 .333 .453 167 0 0 0
A (3 seasons) Minors 45 138 133 3 36 8 1 0 2 0 0 5 2 .271 .346 46 0 0 0
AAA (6 seasons) Minors 533 2050 1776 311 506 66 28 23 169 64 0 240 219 .285 .373 .392 .766 697 6 12 19 3
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1962 40 18.5 Grand Forks NORL C PIT 0 0 18.00 18.00 1 0 0 0 3.0 9 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3.333 27.0 3.0 3.0 0.0 0.00
1963 41 19.8 Reno CALL A PIT 0 0 9.00 9.00 2 0 0 0 3.0 6 3 3 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 6.0 0.67
1964 42 21.0 Reno CALL A PIT 0 0 9.00 9.00 3 0 0 0 7.0 14 7 7 0 4 0 1 0 0 1 2.571 18.0 0.0 5.1 1.3 0.25
All Levels (3 Seasons) 0 0 11.08 11.08 6 0 0 0 13.0 29 16 16 1 8 0 3 1 1 2 2.846 20.1 0.7 5.5 2.1 0.38
A (2 seasons) Minors 0 0 9.00 9.00 5 0 0 0 10.0 20 10 10 0 7 0 3 1 1 1 2.700 18.0 0.0 6.3 2.7 0.43
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1941 19 2 Teams APPY D OF 21 52 42 2 8 .846 2.10
1941 19 Newport APPY D
1941 19 Kingsport APPY D
1948 26 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT OF 148 417 398 8 11 3 .974 2.74
1949 27 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT OF 67 196 185 5 6 1 .969 2.84
1949 27 PIT NL MLB PIT CF 51
1949 27 PIT NL MLB PIT OF 53 424.0 125 122 2 1 1 .992 2.63 2.34
1949 27 PIT NL MLB PIT RF 2
1950 28 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT OF 83 245 234 8 3 2 .988 2.92
1950 28 PIT NL MLB PIT CF 42
1950 28 PIT NL MLB PIT OF 43 350.0 134 128 5 1 0 .993 3.42 3.09
1950 28 PIT NL MLB PIT RF 2
1951 29 Indianapolis AA AAA PIT OF 40 116 106 6 4 2 .966 2.80
1951 29 PIT NL MLB PIT CF 13
1951 29 PIT NL MLB PIT LF 1
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1951 29 PIT NL MLB PIT OF 17 90.0 28 25 1 2 0 .929 2.60 1.53
1951 29 PIT NL MLB PIT RF 3
1952 30 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT OF 147 392 375 15 2 1 .995 2.65
1953 31 Hollywood PCL Opn OF 165 586 565 18 3 4 .995 3.53
1954 32 Hollywood PCL Opn PIT OF 160 471 448 17 6 3 .987 2.91
1955 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PIT-KCA CF 46
1955 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB PIT-KCA OF 56 324.0 109 103 2 4 0 .963 2.92 1.88
1955 33 PIT NL MLB PIT CF 37
1955 33 PIT NL MLB PIT LF 6
1955 33 PIT NL MLB PIT OF 47 248.0 83 78 2 3 0 .964 2.90 1.70
1955 33 PIT NL MLB PIT RF 4
1955 33 KCA AL MLB KCA CF 9
1955 33 KCA AL MLB KCA OF 9 76.0 26 25 0 1 0 .962 2.96 2.78
1956 34 Portland PCL Opn BRO OF 141 397 382 12 3 3 .992 2.79
1957 35 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO 3B 2 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1957 35 Los Angeles PCL Opn BRO OF 117 270 256 9 5 1 .981 2.26
1958 36 Spokane PCL AAA LAD OF 133 364 353 6 5 0 .986 2.70
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1959 37 Spokane PCL AAA LAD OF 34 26 22 2 2 0 .923 0.71
1962 40 Grand Forks NORL C PIT P 1
1963 41 Reno CALL A PIT P 2
1964 42 Reno CALL A PIT P 3
MLB (4 seasons) MLB CF 152
MLB (2 seasons) MLB LF 7
MLB (4 seasons) MLB OF 169 1188.0 396 378 10 8 1 .980 2.94 2.30
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 11
Minors (12 seasons) Minors OF 1256 3532 3366 108 58 20 .984 2.77
Minors (3 seasons) Minors P 6
All Levels (4 Seasons) CF 152
All Levels (2 Seasons) LF 7
All Levels (13 Seasons) OF 1425 1188.0 3928 3744 118 66 21 .983 2.94 2.71
All Levels (3 Seasons) P 6
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 11
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1961 39 Jacksonville SALL A 1 of 2 139 51 88 .367
1962 40 Grand Forks NORL C PIT 1 of 1 125 72 52 .581
1965 43 Braves FLRL Rk MLN 1 of 2 59 34 25 .576
1965 43 Batavia NYPL A PIT 1 of 1 122 47 75 .385
1969 47 White Sox FLIS WRk CHW 1 of 1 42 22 19 .537
1969 47 Appleton MIDW A CHW 1 of 1 125 84 41 .672
1970 48 Mobile SOUL AA CHW 1 of 2 137 59 78 .431
1971 49 Monroe WCRS A PIT 1 of 1 121 44 77 .364
1972 50 Gastonia WCRS A PIT 1 of 1 128 60 70 .462
7 Seasons 998 473 525 .474
A (5 seasons) 635 286 351 .449
AA (1 season) 137 59 78 .431
WRk (1 season) 42 22 19 .537
Rk (1 season) 59 34 25 .576
C (1 season) 125 72 52 .581

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: 77c2b621

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